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Mapping the D.C. region’s 2020 housing market

Mapping the 2020 real estate market in the D.C. region using three housing indicators. This piece lets you explore the price, sales and change in price for each Zip code.
  • Apr 21, 2021

How new immigration legislation would fit into an already complex system

Several pieces of recently-introduced federal immigration legislation could create new paths to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants.
  • Mar 12, 2021

Two states tax some drivers by the mile. Many more want to give it a try.

A dozen states are considering legislation this year to expand or launch programs that would charge drivers a cent or two for each mile they drive.
  • Mar 12, 2021

That happened this year?!?

Murder hornets? Tiger King? That was this year? 2020 has been 97 months long, so jog your memory with some of the things you might have forgotten about.
  • Dec 22, 2020

The political winds in the U.S. are swirling

See how political shifts and changes in turnout from 2016 have affected the 2020 election across the U.S.
  • Dec 15, 2020

Covid-19 deaths are likely to keep getting worse even after cases peak

If the holiday season causes case — and death — counts to rise, we won't know until weeks after it's over.
  • Nov 23, 2020

El código: Cómo la genética reveló un brote secreto de coronavirus

Nadie explicó a los trabajadores de una planta en Iowa que el coronavirus se estaba propagando entre ellos. Ahora, datos genéticos ofrecen respuestas.
  • Sep 24, 2020

The code: How genetic science helped expose a secret coronavirus outbreak

Workers at an Agri Star meatpacking plant in Iowa were left clueless as the coronavirus spread in their ranks. Genetic data held the answers.
  • Sep 24, 2020

Massive genetic study shows coronavirus mutating and potentially evolving amid rapid U.S. spread

The largest U.S. genetic study of the virus, conducted in Houston, shows one viral strain outdistancing all of its competitors, and many potentially important mutations.
  • Sep 23, 2020